Middle East Economic Survey
Iran-Pakistan Technical Group Sets 2013 Target For Gas Pipeline
Technical experts from the Iranian and Pakistani petroleum ministries announced on 31 August that they had agreed to aim for completion of the proposed 2,200km, 8 bcm/year Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline in 2013. The two sides signed a preliminary agreement for the $7.5bn project in May, although negotiations had been under way for many years (MEES, 1 June). Pakistan wants to use...